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for coming. i remember not long ago when vice-president -- the vice- president visited the united states and i traveled to los angeles with our mayor at the time and what an event. and now a few months later, san francisco is probably hosting the seminar with the ministry of commerce. it shows that our golden mountain continues to attract chinese. has never stopped since the 1800's and because san francisco continues to be the city of innovation and full of peril spirit, we will continue to seek an inflow of inbound chinese businessmen and investors. may i invite our mayor, edwin lee, to the podium? [applause] >> thank you. good morning. i want to of course repeat our warm welcome, ladies and gentleman, to the vice minister and his delegation here. to the council general and his wonderful work and to our lieutenant governor, gavin newsom is here. our senior adviser, mr. rossi and those of you from fremont and san jose and around the bay area, thank you for being here on this first china-united states state and regional economic and trade discussion. as you know, san francisco has been ho
and defend the constitution of the united states and the constitution of the state of california against all enemies foreign and domestic, that i will bear true faith and allegiance to the constitution of the united states and the constitution of the state of california, that i take this obligation freely, without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion, and that i will well and faithfully discharge the duties upon which i am about to enter during such time as i hold the office of -- for the city and county of san francisco. congratulations. thank you very much. [applause] thank you, all. our class of commissioners for 2012. 14 commissions. thank you very much.
comment? seeing none, the meeting is adjourned. >> i pledge allegiance to the flag of the united states of america and to the republic for which it stands on one nation, under god, indivisible with liberty and justice for all. >> i would like to call roll- call. [roll call] >> thank you very much. ladies and gentlemen, it will come to the august 29 at san francisco police commission meeting. this is our monthly meeting we held the last wednesday of the month in that community. we rotate these meetings through various district stations and tonight is the turn of captain tom in central station. i would like to welcome you. as the commissioner, this is one of the best parts of being on the commission, going out to the community once a month and the meeting at different communities and hearing from you what your concerns are. i see we are setting up with the interpreters, maybe i should slow down a bit. let me know when you are ready. what we usually do at the meeting is have the commissioners introduce themselves and tell us what they do during that day job. the police commission job is al
of an individual needs to be eligible, one, you have to have come to the united states under the age of 16. two, have continuously resided in the united states for five years preceding the date of the department of homeland security memo which is june 15, 2012, and are present in the united states. three, currently be in school, have graduated high school, or obtained a general education development certificate, or honorably discharged veteran of the coast guard or armed forces of the united states. four, have not been convicted of a fellonny offense, a significant misdemeanor, multiple misdemeanors, misdemeanor offenses or otherwise pose a threat to national security or public safety, and five, be born on or after june 16, 1981. these requirements must be proven in order for someone to be granted deferred action. the individual does not have to be in removal proceedings or have final orders of removal to apply the overall cost of deferred action is $465 and is required unless you can obtain a fee waiver and it's important to. even though it's not required, it's recommended you have the consult
of independence for women. it marked the beginning of the women's equality movement in the united states. >> at that time, women were banned from holding property and voting in elections. >> susan b. anthony dedicated her life to reform. >> suffrage in the middle of the 19th century accomplished one goal, it was diametrically opposed to this idea. >> many feared it would be corrupted by politics. >> women in the 19th century had to convince male voters that having the vote would not change anything. that woman would still be devoted to the home, the family, that they would remain pure and innocent, that having the vote would not corrupt them. >> support gradually grew in state and local campaigns. >> leaders like ellen clark sgt come repeatedly stopping these meetings -- , repeatedly stopping these meetings as a politically active figure. doing everything they could to ground the campaign in domesticity. >> despite their efforts, the link made it tough whenever voters were in the big city. a specialist in francisco. >> the problem with san francisco is that women's suffrage as an idea wa
no to that. >> reporter: romney called the numbers disappoints while the president said the united states is now seen 30 straight months of job growth. the president's convention speech last night set a new record for political tweets. at the close of the address at which there were over 52t 52,000weets a minute. >> a quiet event at the young museum took a turn of chaos this evening. more than a hundred union members took over the museum lobby and blocked the doors. janet has been there since the start and joins us now live to explain why the workers are so upset. >> reporter: the critical mass bike group is just coming through so there is some noise. it was silent tonight, not so earlier when the union members took over this lobby at the young museum and some were arrested in this contract dispute. for man 100 union members with the seic marched in to the museum. they shouted bull horns, as patrons drank and watched what is usually a quiet night turn into a loud rally. > er. >> 94 employees who work there have been negotiating a contract for the past year. they say the museums are fin
us and are related to the african-american experience, here in the united states. i had heard of marcus shelby and had been in join his work but never had the opportunity to meet him. we were brought together by the equal justice society specifically for this project. we were charged with beginning work. marquez and i spent a lot of time addressing our own position on the death penalty, our experiences with people who had been incarcerated, family members, friends of friends. pulling our information. beyond that, we did our own research. to create a picture that resonated with humanity. it is the shape of a house. in this context, it is also small and acts like a cell. i thought that was an interesting play on how these people make these adjustments, half to create home. what is home for these people? the home is their cell. people talk a lot about noise -- very noisy in prisons. that is interesting to me. looking at the communication level, the rise of frustration of being caged, wondering, where does redemption fit into the equation here? [singing] i think both of us really
, and he is the president of the united states. wilson, he is sick. but he sends his secretary of state to the convention to emcee the convention. >> host: he wanted the nomination. >> guest: he wanted the nomination, and harding, coolidge, hoover, fdr is on the ticket as a vice presidential candidate, and so you have this hook and so much else going on with the league of nations and everything other thing. and 1960, we move on to where you have three titanic personalities. we don't have six but we have three of the biggest name brands in presidential personalities ever. kennedy, nixon, johnson, and so very, very different. so very, very different amibitions in terms of personal, and something which i think resonates so much with folks who are reading books today. 1948, a great cliffhanger, and we love to listen to the experts and get the weather reports, and they're always wrong, and the polls are always wrong, and the experts are always wrong, and by god we love it when we're smarter than they are, and it turns out we can look back in hindsight and see how wrong they were in 1948. and
throughout the united states. i thought that i am, photographer robert dosson could photo. it's gradually become a collaborative prejudice, which is state wide and is being sponsored by the california historical society for research and labor employment at berkeley. this is part of the team. part of it is community involvement. we want people to become aware of what's around them. the records are terrible. he lives up nevada city. i told him what i was doing and he was consciencious. he had a stack of clippings about what the new deal had done in his area and walked around while he showed me sidewalks and parks and schools and gardens and camps that had been done. he said, i didn't notice. then he became mayor. it's exactly the kind of thing we want. this is or was the living new deal site about a couple months ago. it's much denser now. san francisco county is the best documented of all the california counties. we think that all of california will look like san francisco now. when you begin putting in the work of the civilian conservation core, you find it's everywhere. we are talking ab
democrats are fired up and ready to go and ready to reelect barack obama, president of the united states. it has been an incredible convention. there are two audiences. the people in the hall who are primarily delegates, which means they are already active in the party and selected by members of the party to elect them. there is the television audience, millions of people. some undecided. others may be needing a bit of motivation. i think that this convention provided that for both audiences. people are very excited. in the midst of understanding that the president and our country werine facing a lot of challenges. he is the one to take us forward. >> belva: there were many themes. the state of women and women's health. do you think there is a better understanding and does it help with the issue of what has become obama care? >> i'll give you real life story. the technician is cleaning my teeth. she said i will do everything i can to reelect this president barack obama. she never said anything political to me before. you know why? she's pregnant and she was trying to get improved insuran
of the united states will play a strong part in the development of these vehicles. as well as we also started a venture firm. the venture fund operates out of new york. it started 15 months ago, we made our first investment in a company called my city way, which is working on intermodal transport. started in new york, now in 35 cities around the country and many cities around the world provided information to not only our customers, but also anyone interested in moving from a to be in a city. that has worked exceedingly well. as you have seen, we have been investing in other companies as well. the electric charging stations system is another one of those. as is our first in this and in parking. most of us leave our house is in the morning, go to work, part of our cars at work, leave a vacant parking space at home. if you can bring a marketplace together where someone can park under drive during the day, and of course, give them a certainty of where they will part, it works. many thousands of customers now are enjoying that has a potential different way of operating in the city. drive now was
in the united states and let them walk across the southern border but authorities in the u.s. quickly lost track of many of the guns and at least two of them turned up at the scene of agent terry's heard. there are still hearings on capitol hill about this schedule as congressional investigators try to figure out who is to blame here on our end for the failure of operation fast and furious. as for the man who was arrested yesterday, we don't know if he is the man that authorities actually think shot agent terry because authorities so far have been tight-lipped with specifics. back to you in new york. >> alisyn: all right, peter. thanks so much for the update there let's get to the rest of your headlines right now. another fox news alert for you. deadly attack in afghanistan. six people killed and five others injured after bomb detonates near nato headquarters. the alleged target u.s. intelligence facility. the taliban is claiming responsibility for this attack. no word on the nationalities of the victims yet. more tax breaks could be in the works for so len draft the bankrupt solar panel maker c
the president's aircraft. >> make no mistake, the united states will hunt down and and ph those responsible for these cowardly acts. >> by the time that the president had gotten off air force base, nobody was going to tell the president that he couldn't come back. the first thing he said on the teleconference was, i'm coming back tonight. >> the city of new york and the united states of america is much stronger than any group ofbar baric terrorists, that our democracy, that our rule of law and our strength and willingness to defend ourselves will ultimately prevail. >> today was supposed to be an election day, at least a primary runoff day in manhattan, for those who would succeed the mayor. that has been cancelled. >> the hardest thing i have ever had to do to try to maintain composure. i am not trying to sound macho, but i figured if i break down and cry -- which i was very close to doing a couple of times that day, it is not going to help anybody at home process the information that we are trying to bring them. so i just -- i said a little silent prayer and just tried to keep going. >> i
children. the attack came a day after the united states said it was designating the haqqani network, blamed for a number of high-profile attacks on western and afghan targets in kabul, a terrorist organization. >>> illinois congressman jesse jackson jr. is back in washington, d.c., after being treated at the mayo clinic in arizona. jackson is spending the weekend resting at home with his wife and children. the 47-year-old began medical leave in early june. he is likely to be back at work on monday when congress returns from its summer recess. >>> and lots of kids get their hair cut so they look really good when they go back to school. however, in china, four brothers who are quadruplets had their hair cut so that their teachers could identify them. so, the kids now sport the numbers one through four on the top of their heads, corresponding to the order of their birth back in 2006. i don't know about that one, you guys. looks a little bit unfortunate. i don't know. what do you think? >> well, a tattoo would be permanent. >> well, there's only one way to find out. what do you say? come on, gu
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the uss. united states. there are significant portions of this country where being gay or lesbian or in any way different prohibits you from participating openly in government and especially in dealing with issues. one of the reasons i'm so proud of the gay community here is the fact that it sets the example for not only san francisco, but for the bay area, california, and i think for the nation as it opens up to gay lesbian bisexual and transgender and queer individuals, that there need to be issues addressed, they need to be open, and most importantly in my mind, the fact that for so many years members of our community were denied the opportunity to meaningfully participate in the process, and yet they had so much to give. and you're seeing that in this argument anauditorium. you have so many applicants, the desire to serve our community, but not just the lgbt community, the entire community. >> chair kim: thank you. >> members of the committee, madam chair, supervisor wiener, my name is miguel gustos, a native san franciscan born and raised in the mission district and former co
taxi magic. we are the no. 1 electronic hailing system for taxis in the united states. we work with about 100 plus fleets in about 100 plus cities in the country. working with hundreds of thousands of drivers and millions of consumers all over the country, in san francisco, we work with luxor cab since 2008. for more than four years, our year over year ride brother and growth and this is about data continues to double, but each year our demand has vastly exceeded our supply and what we have realized is that here in san francisco, technology like ours can't solve all of the problems. accordingly san francisco has the highest no-show and cancellations. san francisco is widely known as the most difficult city to get a taxi. as demand for taxis in san francisco has exceeded supply, you are seeing new, unregulated tanki transportation and tech companies enter the market, who are preying opinion the well-known fact it's impossible to get a taxi in san francisco. these taxi replacement companis have introduced hundreds of new vehicles into the city, with very little regulation, while
pledge allegiance to the flag of the united states of america. and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under god, indivisible with liberty and justice for all. >> what happened to the student delegates? are they here?
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in united states that i'm aware of. >> early symptoms can take up to six weeks to appear and include fatigue, fever and chills. those quickly give way to coughing and breathing problems as the lungs fill with fluid. worst part is there is no known treatment or cure. >> there is nothing you can do if you were exposed. >> one of america's oldest and most popular parks has a serious threat. it attracts visitors worldwide. now it could mean a worldwide public health hazard. >> terry: bay area advance of the space shuttle is going to be getting a unique look at spacecraft. it's free. nasa is transported can the space shuttle endeavour down to los angeles. during that journey atop a 747. the endeavour will do low level flyovers and we are included september 20th. it will mass over moffett field and go over san francisco and other california cities. i don't know, maybe the san jose to oakland but stay tuned for the details where it will take place and weather on september 20th is going to be... i'm excited. i remember the pictures in new york. i'm very excited. >> lisa: the fog tends to back off fo
norse all. >> this is possibly the greatest cluster that has occurred certainly in the united states that i'm aware o of. >>reporter: early symptoms can take up to 6 weeks to the appear. include fatigue. fever and chills. those quickly give way to coughing and breathing problems as the lungs fill with fluid. the worst part is, there is no known treatment or cure. >> there's really nothing you can do preemptively if you were exposed to hantavirus. >>reporter: for one of america oldest and most popular national park a serious threat. yosemite majestic beauty attracts visitors worldwide. now that could mean a worldwide public health hazard. david wright abc news los angeles. >> man police describe as the instigator of gang rape near richmond high school has pleaded guilty to escape life in prison. 22 year old manuel ortega will serve 32 years in prison. he was the first of 6 defendants to stand trial in this 2009 rape that made national head liens. in october of that year a girl leaving a homecoming dance was raped and beaten for 2 hours with no one coming to her aid and others
and living in the united states. more than a thousand families donated mono to create the wall. -- money to wall. >>> a warning about a popular candy made here in the bay area, the concern that's causing the company to expand an existing recall. >>> and that teenager kidnapped from her nevada home, the clues she left behind that helped police find her. >>> let's take you outside. there's a sunny look at highway 24 rolling through lafayette, things have been looking good and we've been checking in on roads across the area. it looks like a smooth drive if you if you are headed out the door. it is 7:42 this morning on news 2. look ! no ugly spots ! and see that shine ! you've got to try finish. because once they try finish, they can't keep it to themselves. i'm switching for good. wow ! awesome ! finish is seriously good. cannot believe how great it works. incredible shine. i won't use anything else. love, love, love finish ! so far over a million neighbors, friends, and family have switched to finish. join the finish revolution. recommended by more dishwasher brands worldwide. >>> good mor
cluster which has occurred certainly in the united states that i'm aware of. >> early symptoms can take up to six weeks to appear, and include fatigue, fever and chills. those quickly give way to coughing and breathing problems as the lungs fill with fluid. the worst part is there is no known treatment or cure. >> there's really nothing you can do preemptively if you are exposed to hantavirus. >> for one of america's oldest and most popular national parks, a serious threat. yosemite's majestic beauty attracts visitors worldwide. now that could mean a worldwide public health hazard. david wright, abc news, los angeles. >>> the california department of public health is expanding its recall of red vines candy made in the union city production center. in addition to the black licorice products recalled last month, the apa is warning these other products could have more than the allowable amount of lead. added is family mix, mixed bites, snaps and black licorice twists. the bags are labeled with expiration dates of february, 2013. eating the candy could lead to twice the amount of lead for chil
. >> this is possibly the greatest point cluster which has occurred certainly in the united states that i'm aware of. >> early symptoms can take up to six weeks to appear, and include fatigue, fever and chills. those quickly give way to coughing and breathing problems as the lungs fill with fluid. the worst part is there is no known treatment or cure. >> there's really nothing you can do preemptively if you are exposed to hantavirus. >> for one of america's oldest and most popular national parks, a serious threat. yosemite's majestic beauty attracts visitors worldwide. now that could mean a worldwide public health hazard. david wright, abc news, los angeles. >>> the california department of public health is expanding its recall of red vines candy made in the union city production center. in addition to the black licorice products recalled last month, the dph is warning these other products could have more than the allowable amount of lead. added is family mix, mixed bites, snaps and black licorice twists. the bags are labeled with expiration dates of february, 2013. eating the candy could lead to tw
square miles. the director will tell you it is the largest in the state. so, for the inspectors assigned to that unit's, we tried to engage them to open up. i agree with the gentleman at the end. security is paramount. we feel that as the police department, we want you to please yourself. as the commander mentioned, we are well trained. we do not come out there as police officers. we are into education and training. we are not looking to enforce. we tried to instill the idea that the security plan is paramount, providing the framework by which an establishment protect itself from inappropriate behavior and criminal acts for a working relationship with the community and the police. there is that umbrella of security and personnel. we looked at the management to hire the appropriate personnel. hiring, training, and supervision. everything that you need. all of our problems come from the over service of alcohol. we ask for owners to train for over service. we also look for physical security measures, like scanning. additional parking and security of the exterior is important. we think that
not stated in both d.r. applications but during process and review of applications, that is additional unit, disruptive property concept and alleged second unit, which was illegally constructed without building permit, occupied single-family's basement floor with independent access to and from the street. the two concerns regarding parking space removed from garage and this alleged second-door unit has been investigated by housing inspection as well as the department's code enforcement division. the parking space was ready and available once it was inspected. the alleged second door on the unit was not found in inspection. both have been abated by both agencies. this application has been reviewed multiple times by the department's residential design team. prior to mailing out the second building permit notification. reviewed again after both d.r. applications were filed, as well as reviewed by the department's senior management. it is determined that the project would not result in any exceptional or extraordinary circumstances; that no further changes to the final revised design of the pro
. mr. pietrusza, was coolidge a vain man? he was the only president of the united states to have his face on a u.s. coin during his presidency. >> guest: that is a true fact. that he is the only living president. it was a sesquicentennial of, you know, it was one of those things that, you know, washington and coolidge on the same thing. i'm not quite sure what role he had in picking that out. he did say it is a good thing for our presidents to know they are not great men or for people to know that. and i think he had a understanding of his limitations, certainly the limitations of power, federal power, presidential power, but also, you know, when he went out to the badlands and he'd put a head dress on he put a big cowboy outfit on. and, you know, one of his advisers said, mr. president, people are laughing at you. and he said, well, sometimes it's good for people to laugh. now, a guy who says that can't be all stuck up on himself. of course, he was also decided he wasn't going to run for another term. so being on the way out of office sometimes is a good thing. gls and if you would
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